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Police Logs

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

A Monroe County man is facing charges of simple assault and harassment following a domestic incident.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said on July 8 officers respondd to 579 Laurel Drive, in Tobyhanna, for a domestic incident. On scene officers were told that Kevin Preston, 54, and his wife, Diane Saenger, were involved in a verbal argument.

During the argument Preston allegedly struck Saenger in the face causing an injury to her mouth.

Preston was placed under arrest and taken into custody. He was placed to the county prison in Snydersville pending arraignment.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A Monroe County teen was arrested for underage drinking.

State police at Fern Ridge said Conor Patrick Kelly, 18, of Tannersville, was arrested about 1:05 a.m. on Sunday, July 8, along Cross Country Lane in Jackson Township.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A Philadelphia resident and her son, an inmate at the State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Mahanoy, Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County, were arrested at the prison recently on drug and other charges.

State police at Frackville said Tameeka R. Hawkins, 40, was arrested on charges of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance-marijuana, possession, and contraband into a prison.

Her son, David La-Qill Sparks, 23, was charged with criminal solicitation and two counts of criminal conspiracy.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a burglary at a Carbon County residence.

Troopers said a home at 752 Towamensing Trail, Penn Forest Township, was entered and copper piping was removed from a crawl space. The break-in occurred sometime between May 28 and June 18. Troopers did not list the home owner.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a large amount of cash from a vehicle.

Troopers said the incident occurred along Arch St., in Ringtown.

An unlocked vehicle was entered sometime between 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, and 10 a.m. on Monday, and taken was $1,000 and a revolver.

Troopers did not identify the victim but said several leads are being investigated.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 874-5300.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill work site.

Troopers said the incident occurred at Blackwood Inc., located at 12 Tremont Rd., in Tremont Township. Unknown criminals arrived at the scene in a pickup truck and proceeded to a work site where a camper was located.

They then broke open a lock on the door to gain entry. Once inside the criminals removed a Schumacher instant power battery pack and a Lincoln 18V grease gun.

Also removed was a hose from within the camper and attached it to a nearby storage tank for diesel fuel.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A Schuylkill County man is facing charges following an incident at his residence.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Leonard Peiffer, 57, of Lovers Lane, Pine Grove Township, got involved in an altercation with Karen Hoy, 47, of that address, during which he allegedly pushed her down a flight of stairs causing her to lose her balance. She was not injured.

Peiffer was charged with harassment, troopers said.

Monday, July 9, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two crashes probed on Schuylkill County roadways.

A one-vehicle crash occurred about 7:57 a.m. on June 29 along Sweet Arrow Lake Road, in Washington Township. Troopers said Matthew J. Nickerson, 27, of Ashland, was driving a 2004 Pontiac Sunfire westbound when, for unknown reasons, his vehicle crossed both lanes of travel and went onto the shoulder striking the guide rail. After impact the car went off the rail back into the westbound lane and stopped.

Monday, July 9, 2012

A Monroe County woman has been cited in a custody dispute incident.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 4:59 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, they were dispatched to 5362 Lotus Terrace, A Pocono Country Place, for a custody dispute.

Police said that the child's aunt, Tricia Cox, 42, of Tobyhanna, refused to relinquish custody of the child to the father. Cox was placed under arrest without incident.

She was charged with interferring with the custody of a child and disorderly conduct.

Monday, July 9, 2012

An Oklahoma man was has been charged with raping a young girl at a residence in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville have charged Alexander G. Leshko, 40, of the 200 block of Fir Avenue, Elgin, with rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, sexual assault, and six counts each of unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of a minor, indecent assault and indecent exposure.